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Unread 03-27-2023, 12:40 PM   #1
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How rare is a Quality A Hammer Gun 12 gauge shipped in 1893? Any help is appreciated.
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Unread 03-27-2023, 01:57 PM   #2
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Not many. If you go page by page through the Identification and Serialization Book , you will be able count them and find serial numbers.
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Thank you, I am trying to find out the possible value of the gun. I do have a letter from Parker Bros.
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It appears this gun was sent to many shows.
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1 of 9 in 12ga. Very valuable gun and it should be professionally appraised. A gun like that needs a qualified person very knowledgeable in all things Parker. You should contact Josh Loewensteiner at Lion Stone Consulting. I own two AH Parkers that were in the 1897 Madison Sq. Garden Show, I have pictures of the display and did a DBJ article on the 1897 MSG and 1898 Boston Show. If your interested PM me.
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Thank you for that information. It's very interesting and I will follow up with your lead.
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We would love to see pictures of this rare gun. I have a 10 gauge BH grade gun that was displayed at the 1893 Columbian Exposition, World's Fair.
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Here are some pics I have.
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Very Nice,

If that gun could tell stories, sounds like it has traveled many places.

Interesting gun for sure, that one would check most every box!

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Very neat gun, it looks like it has suffered some from poor storage. Go to the Parker home page and open "Parker Grades" page down to AH grade 6 and click on "Top Leveler Hammer Guns" to see what nice condition examples look like. Craig
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